S1E11: The Commuter

Jul 7, 2021

Andy Keeton

VP Global Strategy

Between the Lines S1E11: The Commuter

with Mark Melnyk


Why will The Commuter help save the planet?

On this week's episode of Between the Lines, we chat with Mark Melnyk. Mark is the Manager of Transportation Operations for Starbucks and is responsible for delivering programming that meets the evolving needs of their commuter population.

Mark has over 20 years of experience in the field of TDM, focusing on developing innovative strategies that positively change commute behavior. Before joining Starbucks, Mark worked for Hines on the Amazon account, implementing programs across North America that harmonized transportation benefits with local services. Mark's previous stops also include the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), where he developed performance targets for large employers, and Swedish Hospital, helping them achieve their regulatory obligations for the first time in 30 years.

Mark is a member of the  Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Wall of Fame for his trip reduction work with employers. He is currently the Chair of the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) Employer Council and a recipient of their 40 under 40 Award.

And check out Mark's favorite commuting song on our exclusive commuter playlists on Spotify!

  • Little More Time - ZOX

  • Sydney (I'll Come Running) - Brett Dennen

  • 1000 Miles Away - Hoodoo Gurus

Better commuting starts here.

Better commuting starts here.

Better commuting starts here.